""Wouldn't it make more sense to just employ those concepts in an existing, established urban fabric?"
Yes. The Sawmill Community Land Trust just north of downtown is a good example of some well-design infill, that also happens to be…"
"^ Agreed, ramon t - I'd like to know the details as well. I know that area (as with most of ABQ) could use some infill - let's at least hear what the possibilities are and details around what they are asking for before making a judgement…"
"^ I think voters will likely pass the project. However, there's likely misinformation about the total cost of the project, and there's not much evidence that spending all that money will really improve the traffic situation long-term. It…"
"JeSais, I think you're going to be a great N.A. leader for University Heights. I really appreciate your efforts.
I'm currently a board member in the Silver Hill neighborhood - bordering you just the west. One issue I've had is that…"
"Fires are certainly part of the ecosystem around these parts, and an argument could certainly be made that nothing could be done to prevent fires with weather this dry. However, the type and extent of the fires that we are seeing are due in…"
"Thanks for the poem.
The combination of poor fire restriction policies over about the past century, a lack of sufficient forest thinning/prescribed burns, and a much drier year than normal are resulting in the monstrous…"
"^ I don't want to be crass, but too damned bad. The downtown BID is meant to keep existing businesses spruced up (which they do a poor job of - walk around downtown a bit and notice the amount of window etches, litter, and increasingly -…"
"Interesting, here's hoping whomever develops the site has respect for its history. Personally, I think the best option for redevelopment would be to rehab the building and use it for its original purpose - a motel. Perhaps there…"
"^Yeah, the same issue with bike racks holds true for the Smiths on Yale, despite the fact a good number of their customers are students. Also, the zoning doesn't prevent a neighborhood association from being able to say NO to a…"
"Thanks for the Info JeSais - I'd be interested in attending those meetings. I technically live in the Silver Hill Neighborhood, but it's really that no-man's land between Yale and CNM. Clearly the zoning for Yale needs to…"